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Bernhard Zondek - bibliography

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German-born Israeli gynaecologist, born July 29, 1891, Wronke, Posen; died 1966.


  • Beziehungen der Geburtshilfe und Gynäkologie zur inneren Medizin.
    With Karl Franz.
    Spezielle Pathologie und Therapie innerer Krankheiten, volume 9, 1, 2; Berlin and Vienna, 1923.
  • Die Hormone des Ovariums und des Hypophysenvorderlappens.
    Berlin, J. Springer, 1931. Second edition, 1935.
  • Das Hormon des Hypophysenvorderlappens. I. Testobjekt zum Nachweis des Hormons.
    With Selmar Aschheim.
    Klinische Wochenschrift, Berlin, 1927, 6: 348-352. Das Hormon des Hypophysenvorderlappens. II.
    With S. Aschheim.
    Klinische Wochenschrift, Berlin, 1928, 7: 831-835.
    Isolation of the gonadotrophic hormone of the anterior pituitary (Prolan A & B).

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